Avionics Technician is responsible for being an essential part of the success of the Certificated Repair Station by installation, troubleshooting and repair of avionics systems and equipment installed in company aircraft. Avionics Technician is additionally responsible for completion of FAA documentation of required records for company owned aircraft and components.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:
• Fabricates, assembles, installs, modifies, tests, operates and troubleshoots aircraft avionics and electrical systems.
Fabricates avionics, electrical and medical systems to engineering schematic specifications.
• Operationally tests avionics, electrical, and medical systems per manufacturer’s instructions.
• Performs build-up activities related to electrical installations such as parts recording, harness fabrication, continuity testing, and securing in aircraft.
• Troubleshoots electrical schematics when appropriate.
• Assist on design activities with planning installation/repair modifications.
• Assists with planning and documenting in-flight testing, certification, and troubleshooting procedures.
• Assists in FAA repair station documentation – action procedures (work order, FAA Form 337’s, aircraft weight and balance, equipment list changes, log book entries, parts recording, documentation changes).
• Orders parts and supplies for department, maintains necessary stock levels, evaluates parts for repair/restock.
• Maintains the upkeep of the work area, equipment and materials.
• Other duties as assigned
Additional Job Requirements
• Regular scheduled attendance
• Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling: 2%
Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.
Education & Experience
• Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Formal Electronics/ Avionics Training
• Helicopter experience preferred
• Ability to read and work form blue prints and schematics
• Proficiency in the use of tools applicable to performing Avionics repairs and alterations
• Ability to work with a team and as an individual with little supervision
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrate the ability to work respectfully and collaboratively with others
• Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
• FCC License, FAA Airframe and Power license, and/or FAA repairman certificate preferred
This position is subject to drug and/or alcohol testing per the DOT/FAA requirements (pre-employment, random, reasonable cause/suspicion, post-accident).
Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.